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People

Total Population 2,700
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,270
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,908
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $835
Median House Value $102,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 14.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Barker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Amherst, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Niagara
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
Standard Zip Codes 14012
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.33
Longitude -78.555

Barker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOCKPORT 4 NE
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station BATAVIA
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station BROCKPORT
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gasport 1,103 $52,390
Newfane 9,511 $60,201

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Barker Public Libraries

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Barker Free Library
8706 MAIN STREET
Barker, New York
(716) 795-3344

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Barker High Schools

BARKER HS
1628 QUAKER RD
716-795-3201
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 351 students.

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